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Senior BJP legislator NK Yadav to be new speaker of Bihar assembly

Nand Kishore Yadav, a senior BJP legislator and seven-term MLA from Patna Sahib,?will be the new speaker of the Bihar assembly, sources said on Monday.

US President-elect Joe Biden speaking at the Queen theater in Wilmington, Delaware on November 10

How the Biden administration will improve US-India relations

Under Joe Biden, US-India relations in areas like trade and commerce, as well as defence and strategic ties, are likely to be strengthened. New Delhi will be a large part of the Biden administration’s Asia Pacific strategy.

File photos of Kapil Sibal (left) and Ashok Gehlot (right)

Sibal’s remarks on Bihar loss ‘hurt sentiments’ of Congress workers: Gehlot

Several Congress leaders, including Kapil Sibal, criticised the party's performance in the 2020 Bihar Assembly elections where it contested on 70 seats but managed to win only 19. Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has accused Sibal of 'hurting the sentiments of party workers'.

Sushil Modi's exit from Nitish Kumar's cabinet in Bihar leads to speculation

BJP leaders Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi have been appointed deputy CMs to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar while former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi's future prospects are still uncertain.

Bihar election: Is Congress incapable of taking on BJP?

On a day Nitish Kumar became the Bihar CM for the fourth consecutive term, Rajdeep Sardesai raised the big question: Is the Congress incapable of taking on the BJP?

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Is a revolt brewing in Congress?

Many Congress leaders have acknowledged the party's poor performance in the Bihar election.

Deccan Dialogue: EAM Jaishankar explains RCEP stance, lauds India's Vande Bharat Mission

India's direction of development in the last quarter-century has been more global and more beneficial, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Monday while virtually addressing the Deccan Dialogue organised by ISB, Hyderabad.

Yediyurappa clears Maratha Development Authority, pro-Kannada activists oppose move

Pro-Kannada activists have come out in opposition to Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa's instructions for the formation of a Maratha Development Authority ahead of the bye-election to Basavakalyan Assembly constituency in Bidar district.

CBI files 3 FIRs in J&K's Roshni Act land allotment case

According to the CBI, the accused gave undue benefits to illegal occupants of state land by intentionally ignoring provisions and rules of the Jammu and Kashmir Roshni Act, 2001.

Rajasthan min Bhanwar Lal Meghwal dies, govt offices in state to be closed on Tuesday

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot declared state mourning on Tuesday as a mark of respect for his deceased cabinet colleague Bhanwar Lal Gehlot who died after a prolonged illness at a hospital in Gurugram.

Congress MP, former union minister Manish Tewari tests positive for coronavirus

Lok Sabha MP from Sri Anandpur Sahib, former union minister and Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari asked all those who came in contact with him to get themselves tested after he was diagnosed with coronavirus on Monday.

Nagpur man arrested over tweets about Thackerays granted bail by Mumbai court

Nagpur resident Sameet Thakkar who was arrested for allegedly posting offensive tweets about Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aaditya was granted bail by a Mumbai court on Monday

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